The Witcher 3 has a number of quests about fist-fighting. You fight your way up to the top opponents, beat them, then crown yourself champion of champions.
Fist-fighting in The Witcher 3 is fairly simple, if you keep your cool. And there’s a definite rhythm to it too.
Here are our tips for winning punch-ups in The Witcher 3:
The famous: punch twice, back off, immediately punch twice again – repeat to fade usually works quite well.
It helps during fistfights to use dodge to move left and right too, or to block by holding down the right mouse button.
In some fights it’s very easy to get caught out and be down to zero health within three or four hits. If you keep punching relentlessly that’ll get you knocked-out too.
Use food items if you need to heal.
You can’t use magic although if you have Protection Runewords casting a Quen shield for you during combat then that will still work.
The key to winning fistfights is to be smart and nimble on your feet, and get punches in with extreme prejudice. You can, of course, “toy” with your opponent if you like, and are good enough. Dodge and punch, and some skill, can run rings around opponents.
There are a number of fistfight quests in The Witcher 3. Including the following:
Fists of Fury: Velen
Fists of Fury: Novigrad
Fists of Fury: Skellige
Fists of Fury: Champion of Champions
Fists of Fury: Toussaint
Other quests involving fistfighting:
Defender of the Faith – if Geralt stops the students.
The Play’s the Thing – potential fistfight with Sofus the Bull and his brother Hal.
A Matter of Life and Death – a punch-up with Witch Hunters in a hedge maze
Of Swords and Dumplings – Geralt can fight Sukrus.
High Stakes – if Geralt defeats Finneas, he must fight the half-elf.
King’s Gambit – Geralt can opt to fistfight the three Vildkaarls before talking to Crach an Craite.
Gwent: To Everything – Turn, Turn, Tournament! – Dwarven protesters at the Gwent tournament.